Young Leaders Program – Virtual Career Fair – October 10, 2023

The Young Leaders Program provides comprehensive support to Greenhouse Scholar alumni in the first decade of their careers and post-college lives and ensures we work together as a community to launch high-potential, high-impact ideas.
The program serves alumni who are committed to growing as a leader, pursuing the best version of themselves, leveling the playing field in their careers, and being a part of strengthening our community.  

The 1st Greenhouse Career Fair provided a highly engaging, customized experience for our corporate sponsors and partner organizations to access our exceptional, diverse, talent pool of Greenhouse graduating seniors and alumni aged 20-35.
  • 31 professionals including 4 alumni represented 22 companies
  • 34 Scholar seniors and Alumni attended representing 10 different class years
  • 20 impactful sessions were hosted including 8 sponsor presentations, 5 industry panels, 3 career-focused workshops, and 1 alumni panel
  • 28 individual one-on-one sessions were held between sponsors and young professionals

Career Fair Partner Organizations

Jobs Connectivity Sponsors

Supporting the overall Jobs Connectivity component, including the Virtual Career Fair, organizations have a year-round, always-on exposure and access to the exceptional leaders in our program.

Modern Executive Solutions

Modern is a global executive search and advisory solutions firm built to positively disrupt the industry. Their vision is to achieve a differentiated level of value for our clients…with faster results.

Modern is committed to a relentless effort to increase the diversity and inclusive culture of boardrooms and leadership teams. As their mission, it gets us up in the morning and drives us through the day.

Career Fair Supporters

The Virtual Career Fair supporters can showcase their brands and access to a pipeline of high-achieving young professionals and graduating seniors who are changing the world and making a direct impact in their communities.

JD | Finish Line

Finish Line is part of the JD brand family. They exist at the intersection of ideas — Where performance meets style. Where classic meets technology. Where street meets fashion.

Finish Line doesn’t just provide jobs, they provide careers – places to grow. With retail locations in 47 states and Puerto Rico, plus corporate offices in Indianapolis and Boulder, there are plenty of positions that will fit exactly what you’re looking for.

Gamut Capital

Gamut Capital Management is a private equity firm committed to building partnerships to drive long-term value creation.

The Gamut founders honed their experience over a combined 30 years working at one of the most sophisticated financial investors in the world. Together, with their team of professionals, Gamut is seeking to be the most financially sophisticated, downside protection focused and value-oriented investor in the middle market.


Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is one of the Big Five
American information technology companies, along with Amazon, Apple, Meta, and Microsoft.

RMB Capital

RMB Capital’s goal is to create value for its clients. Leveraging its team’s insight and expertise, it delivers specialized financial advice and innovative investment solutions that are designed to preserve and grow assets for individuals, families, institutions, and employers.

RMB Capital was founded with an ambitious vision to deliver a more holistic experience—for our clients and our employees. We are proud to have assembled a team of people with diverse backgrounds and capabilities who value working together to drive results.

Atlantic Packaging

Atlantic Packaging is celebrating its 75th year as a privately held business that specializes in end-of-line packaging systems and materials as well as converted paperboard solutions.

Atlantic’s focus on innovation and technology has made it a market leader for customers requiring sustainable packaging options, packaging equipment, high-performance materials, warehousing, and distribution. Atlantic delivers these solutions daily to our customers in North and Central America.


Intellum is the learning management system powering the world’s leading education programs.

Intellum is an Atlanta-based company with a development team distributed around the world. It strives to hire the best, regardless of location. Its clients are incredible teams of people from companies such as Google, NASCAR, AT&T, and Facebook.

Roark Capital

Roark is an Atlanta‐based private equity firm with $37 billion in assets under management.

Roark focuses on investments in consumer and business service companies, with a specialization in franchise and franchise-like business models. hire the best, regardless of location. Its clients are incredible teams of people from companies such as Google, NASCAR, AT&T, and Facebook.

Career Fair Workshop Facilitators

Natalie Levy
Founder & Managing Partner, She’s Independent

Salary Negotiation and Benefits Package Review

Natalie is the Founder of She’s Independent, a women-first investment group offering an entirely new way to support women’s financial independence and influence through investing and board placements. As a member-led investment group, She’s Independent marries empowerment and action, with the ultimate mission of closing the power gap in investing by getting more women on the cap table, in the boardroom, and into positions of influence. Over the next 12 months, She’s Independent plans to deploy over $2M of capital collectively, and has invested in 14 deals since its formation in 2022.

Kathleen Lockhart
VP Deal Management, Zayo

Networking Best Practices

Kathleen leverages her strategic background wherever her career takes her. She strives to put herself in an environment where she can continuously learn, grow, and face new challenges. She endeavors to always be involved in her community and has a goal to add value to the world every day. She has always enjoyed working with others, particularly when given the opportunity to improve teamwork across organizations. This is evident with her current role as VP, Deal Management at Zayo where she leads a 40+ person team. She has been promoted several times at Zayo since her first position as a GIS Specialist in 2014 and most recently in 2021 as a VP.

Zachary Yarnell
Lead Campus Recruiter, Deloitte

Job Search Strategies for Finding the Right Position

Zach is a Lead Recruiter on the Campus Strategy & Programs team where he oversees Deloitte’s Internship Program and Internship Conferences held at Deloitte University. Zach started with Deloitte as a Tax Consultant in 2017 before transitioning internally to the Campus Recruiting team in 2018. Zach served as the Denver office campus recruiting lead for the Audit & Assurance, Tax, and Risk & Financial Advisory businesses for 3.5 years before taking on his current role. Zach is a graduate of Colorado State University (BSBA – Accounting) and the University of Denver (MS – Accounting) and is currently a licensed CPA in the State of Colorado.

Industry Panelists

Consulting Panel

Gil Gomez
Managing Director,
Deloitte Consulting

Gil is a managing director and SAP Analytics leader for Deloitte Consulting LLP. With more than 29 years of experience, Gil is a results-driven professional with expertise in analytics and a deep understanding of cross-functional enterprise processes. He has designed and delivered advanced and predictive analytics, big data solutions, SAP analytics, and SAP S/4HANA solutions across multiple industries. He has transformed enterprises into insight-driven organizations using analytics and data to drive business outcomes.

Consulting Panel

David Lazor
Founder, Lazorpoint

Dave is CEO and Founder of Lazorpoint. He launched the company in 1997, focused on serving the strategic and day-to-day IT needs of growing entrepreneurial mid-market companies. Today, Dave leads and continues to build a team that anticipates, creates, and provides technology solutions for clients. He ensures that Lazorpoint becomes a true partner in client growth through valuable guidance and unmatched expertise.

Consulting Panel

Janus Small
Founder + President, Janus Small Associates

Janus has built the consulting firm of Janus Small Associates on her deep and solid experience as a leader of nonprofit community organizations. A nationally noted authority on nonprofit management, Janus has earned the trust of community development, faith-based, social service, arts and cultural, education and environmental organizations.

Consulting Panel

LaNae Wagenbach
Associate Director,
Modern Executive Solutions

Specializing in financial services, LaNae supports client partners in the delivery of top talent, leadership advisory solutions, and organizational analysis. Prior to joining Modern, LaNae managed fully retained executive searches for a boutique HR consulting and executive search firm in Houston, Texas. As a consultant, LaNae was responsible for assessing top leaders and client deliverables within the credit union space.

Investment Panel

Allyson Goldstein Alimansky
Partner, Gamut Capital Management

Prior to joining Gamut, Allyson was a Director on the Credit Suisse Private Fund Group and Capital Services teams. Previously, Allyson was the Director of Business Development at D.B. Zwirn & Co. Earlier in her career, she was responsible for marketing and investor relations at Capital Z Investment Partners, GSC Partners, and Northbridge Capital. Allyson graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in Politics and earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Investment Panel

Jeanette Gawrisch
Partner, Human Resources Manager, RMB Capital

Jeanette is a Partner and Human Resources Manager at RMB Capital. Before joining RMB in 2005, she was a Client Associate at UBS Financial Services, a Client Service Assistant at Schroder Bank, and with Mortgage Services at Siam Commercial Bank. Jeanette has a BA in Graphic Design from DePaul University.

Investment Panel

Juan Velez
Associate, Operations,
Roark Capital

Juan joined Roark in 2023. Prior to joining Roark, Juan worked as a Manager at Treya Partners where he focused on strategic sourcing and procurement. Prior to that, Juan worked at Insight Sourcing Group where he supported their group purchasing programs and procurement projects. Juan received a BBA in Finance from Georgia State University.

Nonprofit Panel

Brett Brenton
Regional Impact Manager,

Brett Brenton serves as Regional Impact Manager at myFutureNC, serving the North Central regions of the state. Brett started his career as a high school social studies teacher near Baltimore, MD, where he taught ten classes over seven years there, including AP US History and AP Government. After relocating to North Carolina in 2007, he spent six years with Wake County Schools, four as a middle school teacher and administrator, and two as an assistant principal at an elementary school.

Nonprofit Panel

Barbara Jordan, M.A.
Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, Mayo Clinic

Barbara is currently an Education Administrator at Mayo Clinic. Barbara currently has a
dual assignment with leadership responsibility for the Mayo Clinic Quality Academy and the
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OEDEI). In the role in OEDEI, Barbara leads the College of Medicine’s mission to advance the Mayo Clinic practice and learning environment by providing recruitment, retention, and advancement activities that target students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in science and medicine.

Nonprofit Panel

Kristen Young
Executive Director,

Kristen is a lifer at LeaderShape! Her first experience with LeaderShape was as a participant! In her current role, Kristen is responsible for the programmatic components of LeaderShape’s three programs, the Institute, Catalyst, and Resilience. She oversees the curriculum, facilitation, and implementation of these programs to ensure that they continue to advance LeaderShape’s mission and vision. She also works with the LeaderShape staff to help them to contribute their best work as they bring these programs to life.

Tech Panel

Lesley Pace-Gormley
User Experience Researcher – Google Sites & Client Side Encryption, Google

Lesley’s passion thrives at the intersection of experience, research, and people. It inspires her to foster substantial connections that help in broadening her insight into the lives of others. From that research to be able to provide tangible solutions and catalyze impactful results is simply exhilarating. Her years of experience as a product advocate, researcher, and customer success professional have honed her knack for taking feedback to craft thoughtful narratives that center the voice of the user and analytically evaluate user needs. She has conducted qualitative and quantitative studies utilizing various methods.

Tech Panel

Geri Morgan
Chief People Officer, Intellum

Geri has a diverse background in human resources and leadership roles. Prior to joining Intellum, Geri served as the Chief Experience Officer at SentriLock, where they focused on strategic leadership for human resources and customer support areas. At Triplefin, Geri held the position of Director of Human Resources, overseeing HR operations, training and development, and organizational change management. Geri also has experience in the retail industry, having worked as a Human Resource Manager and Store Manager at The Kroger Company.

Tech Panel

Matt Stevens
Chief Executive Officer, Bamboo Rose

Matt is CEO of Bamboo Rose, a leading multi-enterprise product lifecycle and supply chain management platform for retail enterprises. Before leading Bamboo, Matt founded AppNeta, a performance monitoring solution built for the complex, distributed enterprise. Prior to AppNeta, Matt was CTO of the security information and event management (SIEM) business unit of RSA, the security division of Dell EMC (formerly EMC Corporation). He joined EMC after the acquisition of Network Intelligence Corp., where he was co-founder, president, and CTO.

Industry Mashup Panel

Gregory Muckerson
Director, Cultural Integrity & People Equity / Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Leader for JD Finish Line

Gregory is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture to maximize the potential of all employees. Gregory is skilled in coaching, training, strategic planning, team building, relationship development, and leadership. Gregory is a strong operations professional with a Master of Science focused in industrial and organizational psychology.

Industry Mashup Panel

Kyle Pischel
Solution Center Director, Atlantic Packaging

Kyle is currently the Director of Atlantic’s Packaging Solution Center. The SC houses unique test equipment to simulate over-the-road transit environments for the purpose of analyzing success or failure of current or modified packaging conditions. This testing is critical in determining root cause failure, validating success of packaging changes, or responsibly testing packaging elimination before customer shipments. The purpose of our lab is not to provide a pass-fail analysis, but holistic solutions to ensure product safety.

Industry Mashup Panel

Shawn T. Stigler
Managing Partner, Colorado Offices, Co-Chair, Venture Best®

Shawn focuses his practice on advising all aspects of the innovator economy. From capital allocators to startups, Shawn counsels organizations throughout their lifecycle including business strategy, formation of funds, SPV’s, company structuring, funding, and mergers and acquisitions.

Alumni Career + Cultures Panel

Caitlin Berens Forman, 2011 Class

Editorial Operations Manager, VELOX Media

Caitlin is an editor who is passionate about working with writers to develop high-quality content. In her 10-plus years working in print and online journalism, she’s gained experience editing content across a wide variety of industries and working with small but passionate teams. She has experience with a multitude of topics, including health and wellness, parenting, thought leadership, business innovation, and entertainment. She’s reported for Inc. Magazine, Everyday Health, Wanderlust, SELF Magazine, Billboard, and NYMetroParents. She received her BA in Magazine Journalism from Drake University.

Richard Maez, 2015 Class

Deputy Director, Ednium: The Alumni Collective

Richard is an action-focused, community development organization that partners with public school alumni, 30 and younger, to change how the city of Denver educates and re-invests in its homegrown talent. As Senior Director of Strategy and Impact, Richard is responsible for all programs, policy ideation, and implementation. Richard is proud to be part of the team that, through extensive community outreach, successfully lobbied the Denver Public Schools Board of Education to add Ethnic Studies and Financial Literacy as graduation requirements, and is working to pass a city ordinance to provide scholarship money for individuals over 25 to return to school to earn their first-time degree or certificate.

José E. Madrid, 2014 Class

Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Before joining Gibson Dunn as a litigation attorney, José served as a law clerk for the Honorable Justice Monica M. Márquez of the Colorado Supreme Court and the Honorable Laura A. Cordero of the District of Columbia Superior Court. José earned his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as an Articles Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He graduated cum laude and class marshal from Georgetown University, where he earned a BA degree in American Studies from Georgetown College and a minor in Latin American Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.
Before law school, he worked in various industries, including finance, higher education, media consulting, and the nonprofit sector. José is active in the community and has served on various boards and advisory boards, including the Cristo Rey Network board of directors.

Zeke Perez, Class of 2013

Senior Policy Analyst, Education Commission of the States

As a senior policy analyst, Zeke tracks legislation related to statewide longitudinal data systems, school safety, and postsecondary campus safety. He has been with Education Commission of the States since 2014. Zeke has a passion for local politics and enjoys following the varied policy approaches of city and state leaders. Zeke has a BA in Public Policy, Political Science, and International Studies and a Master in Public Policy, both from the University of Denver.